Japan Foundation


The Japan Foundation is an independent administrative institution that is specialised in international cultural exchange in Japan. It consists of a head office located in Tokyo, a branch office in Kyoto, two Japanese-language institutes (Urawa and Kansai), and 22 overseas offices situated in 21 countries.

The Japan Foundation’s main tasks are: 

The Japan Foundation Information Centre is a site for information gathering and research on Japanese culture and international exchange, as well as the networking by people interested in these fields. It is located in the headquarter of the Japan Foundation and features a library and a lounge area used for symposiums and conferences.

Periodical Publications


Japan Foundation
4-4-1 Yotsuya
Tokyo 160-0004
Phone: +03 (0)5369 6051
Fax: +03 (0)5369 6031